IFC Center to Present Retrospective of Japanese Filmmaker Hirokazu Kore-Eda

Family Portraits: The Films of Hirokazu Kore-Eda Thursday, March 12 through Thursday, March 19 IFC Center – 323 6th Avenue (at W. 3rd Street) Admission: $16/$13 seniors and children IFC Center presents a comprehensive retrospective of Hirokazu Kore-Eda, the award-winning Japanese director known for his beautifully rendered and deliberately paced stories of the human condition. To celebrate the opening of The Truth — his first … Continue reading IFC Center to Present Retrospective of Japanese Filmmaker Hirokazu Kore-Eda
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Machiko Kyō Retrospective at Metrograph

Machiko Kyō Retrospective at Metrograph Now through Sunday, August 11 Metrograph – 7 Ludlow Street (between Canal and Hester Streets) Admission: $15 Metrograph presents a retrospective of Machiko Kyō, the legendary Japanese actress who died on May 12 of this year at the age of 95. At the time of her death, Metrograph was already planning a retrospective of her films, so this program sadly … Continue reading Machiko Kyō Retrospective at Metrograph

New York Japan CineFest to Bring 16 Short Films to Asia Society

New York Japan CineFest 2019 Wednesday, June 5 and Thursday, June 6 from 6:30 p.m. until 8:15 p.m. Asia Society – 725 Park Avenue at 70th Street Admission: $12/$10 seniors and students/$8 members Highlighting some of the most exciting new voices in cinema, New York Japan CineFest presents two nights of 16 total short films by emerging Japanese and Japanese American filmmakers. Genres span from … Continue reading New York Japan CineFest to Bring 16 Short Films to Asia Society
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Japan Society to Celebrate Filmmaker Umetsugu Inoue

Umetsugu Inoue: Japan’s Music Man Saturday, December 15 and Sunday, December 16 Japan Society – 333 E. 47th Street (between 1st and 2nd Avenues) Admission: $14/$11 seniors and students/$10 Japan Society members This weekend Japan Society presents three of Nikkatsu’s newly subtitled, full-color classics by prolific and versatile filmmaker Umetsugu Inoue. Inoue worked across a wide range of genres throughout his long career and made … Continue reading Japan Society to Celebrate Filmmaker Umetsugu Inoue
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Film Society Lincoln Center to Screen “Inland Sea” by Kazuhiro Soda

North American Premiere of Inland Sea Saturday, April 28 at 8:30 p.m. Film Society Lincoln Center, Francesca Beale Theater – 144 W. 65th Street (between Amsterdam Avenue and Broadway) Admission: $15/$12 Seniors, Students, and Persons with Disabilities Japanese filmmaker Kazuhiro Soda continues to monitor changes to the Japanese fishing industry in the black and white documentary Inland Sea, set in Ushimado, the same village as his expansive Oyster … Continue reading Film Society Lincoln Center to Screen “Inland Sea” by Kazuhiro Soda